Full Time Job

Engineering Manager - Video


New York, NY 07-09-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
*This is a 100% remote job opportunity*

Paramount+, a direct-to-consumer digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service from Paramount Global, combines live sports, breaking news, and a mountain of entertainment. The premium streaming service features an expansive library of original series, hit shows and popular movies across every genre from world-renowned brands and production studios, including BET, CBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures and the Smithsonian Channel. The service is also the streaming home to unmatched sports programming, including every CBS Sports event, from golf to football to basketball and more, plus exclusive streaming rights for major sports properties, including some of the world's biggest and most popular soccer leagues. Paramount+ also enables subscribers to stream local CBS stations live across the US in addition to the ability to stream Paramount Streaming's other live channels: CBSN for 24/7 news, CBS Sports HQ for sports news and analysis, and ET Live for entertainment coverage.


We're looking for an engineering manager who encompasses strong technical knowledge with extensive experience in crafting scalable systems, building agile teams, and strong interpersonal skills to lead through all aspects of the development cycle. The candidate will be an integral part of the central Video Streaming and Operations team, working with other video tech engineers to build and release products for various platforms like Desktop, OTT, Mobile. Your experience should highlight your scrappy and high energy nature to continuously improve systems while focusing teams on high value goals. In this role, you will partner with our video services product leads to develop a shared vision for the platform

Responsibilities :
• Provide overall direction by analyzing business objectives, customer needs, developing and communicating clearly and deliberately!
• Build and evaluate the team's composition, health, and systems while aiming for cohesion and delivery excellence
• Build clarity and predictability through vision definition, roadmaps, planning and risk management
• ​Work with UI engineers to build scalable platforms for supporting Video management and publishing systems.
• Work with designers, product owners and partners to define and validate visual requirements, user workflow and UI prototypes.
• Work with UI engineers to maintain, evolve and modernize our existing video encoding platforms.
• Actively influence future innovations by following the latest and most efficient technology trends.

Key Projects:
• Lead and develop a team and work with developers for building our Live CMS platform for scheduling live events and 24/7 streams!
• Build out microservices for our cloud (AWS/GCP) video processing workflows.

Basic Qualifications:
• 5+ years of experience leading software projects and managing teams
• 10+ years of experience actively entrenched in code
• 5+ years of experience with distributed microservice architectures, with the following technologies NodeJS, React, Java, Spring, Python, GCP, AWS

Additional Qualifications
• Extensive experience managing solutions from concept to delivery
• Experience encouraging multi-functional team collaboration
• Experience working in CI/CD environments with DevOps and SRE principles
• Passionate about video and video services
• Excellent project management skills leveraging industry standard tools e.g. JIRA
• BA/BS degree in a related technical field such as Computer Science, or equivalent practical experience
• Familiarity with video protocols such as RTP, RTMP, HLS, HDS, Smooth Streaming.
• Familiarity with modern video codecs like H264, VP8, VP9, AV1

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Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d82ozm-3-229-124-74-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Simon & Schuster, a division of ViacomCBS, is a global leader in the field of general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for consumers of all ages, across all printed, electronic, and audio formats.